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Jeff Bezos

  1. rich people
    Why Is Jeff Bezos Avoiding Gwyneth Paltrow?Amazon vs. Goop.
  2. rich people
    Why Is Jeff Bezos Avoiding Gwyneth Paltrow?“I’ve emailed him. He won’t email back.”
  3. amazon
    Amazon Is an Infrastructure Company. The HQ2 Bids Were Reconnaissance.Amazon has morphed from a retailer to an infrastructure company. The data in the HQ2 bids it solicited could guide the next steps in its evolution.
  4. amazon
    Why Amazon Raised Its Minimum Wage to $15The move comes in response to a pressure campaign. But it might also be aimed at increasing labor costs for Amazon’s less stable competitors.
  5. Amazon’s Share of U.S. E-Commerce Market Approaches 50 PercentThe e-commerce giant continues to grow, just like the arms of its CEO.
  6. Report: Trump Is Desperate to Punish Amazon by Doubling Its Postal RateThe U.S. Postmaster General keeps telling him that she can’t do that.
  7. select all
    Customer Gets Stolen Puppy Back From Amazon Driver After Emailing Jeff BezosBezos said the driver in question will no longer be working with the company.
  8. select all
    We Finally Know How Many Amazon Prime Subscribers Exist: 100 MillionA closely guarded statistic finally sees the light of day.
  9. the national interest
    Milton Friedman Predicted Socialism Would Kill Democracy. Instead, Trump Is.Freedom of the press hangs on Jeff Bezos’s conscience. This isn’t how democracy is supposed to work.
  10. Trump is ‘Obsessed’ With Amazon Because He Wants to Crush the Washington PostThe president may not actually be a postal-shipping-rates wonk.
  11. Amazon Wants to Disrupt Health Care As Well As Send Me 5-Pound Gummy-Bear BagsAmazon, JPMorgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway are forming a new health-care company
  12. The World’s Wealthiest Racked Up Another $1 Trillion in 2017In 2017, as ever, it was good to be rich.
  13. Guess How Many Pillsbury Biscuits Jeff Bezos Used to Eat DailyJust call him Jeff the Pillsbury Doughbezos.
  14. Jeff Bezos Is the Richest Person in the World AgainHe has $90 billion, which is a lot, according to economics.
  15. the harvey weinstein case
    Rose McGowan Says Harvey Weinstein Raped Her, Finally Throwing Away the NDAMcGowan says a show she was working on for Amazon Studios was killed after she told the studio about the assault.
  16. harvey weinstein
    Rose McGowan Says Harvey Weinstein Raped Her, Finally Throwing Away the NDAMcGowan says a show she was working on for Amazon Studios was killed after she told the studio about her assault. Weinstein denies the allegation.
  17. What Does Bill Gates Have to Live for Now That He’s Not the World’s Richest Man?Jeff Bezos has become the world’s richest man, as well as the world’s richest person who looks like a jacked J.K. Simmons.
  18. Amazon Is Reportedly Developing a Messaging App, Which, Okay, I GuessThe app is, according to rumors, called “Anytime.”
  19. Trump Accuses Amazon of Tax Avoidance, Bankrolling ‘Fake News’The president implicitly threatens Jeff Bezos with higher taxes, for owning a newspaper that reports critically on the White House.
  20. Why Did Amazon Gobble Up Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion?Why Jeff Bezos suddenly got very hungry for the high-end grocery store.
  21. The Trump Administration Is Trying Another Pointless Tech SummitSmart tech-boy Jared Kushner will try to modernize the government.
  22. The First Official Amazon Drone Delivery Took 13 Minutes From Click to DoorFor exactly two lucky customers in the U.K., Amazon Prime Air is now a real thing that is actually happening.
  23. Flying Robots Descend on U.K., Carrying Toilet Paper and WhatnotPrime Air wants to deliver packages in under half an hour.
  24. Alien Jeff Bezos Is Here to Save VineThere is just so much to unpack here.
  25. intergalactic casting couch
    Jeff Bezos Has a Role in Star Trek BeyondChris Pine was very confused.
  26. Jeff Bezos Is Refashioning Himself Into the Valley’s Lone Defender of JournalismThe man who founded notoriously press-hostile Amazon is settling into his role as the owner of the Washington Post.
  27. Could Old Web-Forum Troll Tactics Save Journalism? Jeff Bezos Thought MaybeDisemvowel the media.
  28. Rich Guy Now Even Richer Than Other Rich GuyMark Zuckerberg just surpassed Jeff Bezos as the world’s fourth-richest person.
  29. Jeff Bezos Will Finally Pair Amazon and the Washington PostThe digital innovation the newspaper has been waiting for?
  30. book club
    James Patterson Calls Out Amazon at Book ExpoThe author calls out Jeff Bezos’s empire and gets a standing ovation.
  31. Jeff Bezos’s ‘First Mark’ on Washington Post: A Significant ExpansionSo that’s why he didn’t have an eight-figure sum for Ezra Klein.
  32. Jeff Bezos Rescued by Ecuadorian Navy on New Year’s DayBecause he had kidney stones.
  33. literary feuds
    Jeff Bezos’s Wife Not a Fan of Amazon Book“Everywhere I can fact check from personal knowledge, I find way too many inaccuracies.”
  34. First Change of Washington Post’s Bezos Era: More WoodwardHe’s earning that $25 per-month salary.
  35. Bezos Wants to Bring Amazon Approach to the Washington PostPlans a “golden era.”
  36. Frank Rich: GOP Should Be Happy About CNN’s Hillary FilmHard to believe?
  37. Chinese Media Still Has Not Learned That Andy Borowitz Writes Fake NewsMultiple outlets report that Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post thanks to an errant click. 
  38. Brauchli Reacts to ‘Brave’ Washington Post SaleMarcus Brauchli, the last ex-editor of the Graham era, reacts.
  39. Major Newpapers Are Now Cheap Enough to Be Toys for Rich PeopleLike yachts or tiny islands.
  40. What Kind of Newspaper Owner Will Jeff Bezos Be?What we know so far about his business style.
  41. How 44 Washington Post Staffers Reacted to Being Bought by Jeff BezosI am floored.”
  42. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Buying the Washington PostThe Amazon founder is doing the deal on his own.
  43. great expectations
    Amazon Promises to Become a Cool Fashion Shopping Site, ReallyReally!
  44. Jeff Bezos Found the Apollo 11’s Engines at the Bottom of the Atlantic Ocean And now he’s gonna go get them. 
  45. unfortunate names
    Jeff Bezos Came This Close to Calling His Company ‘Cadabra’But it sounded like “cadaver,” so we got Amazon.
  46. Amazon’s Three New Kindles Are More Than Reading MachinesMovies, games, and apps have arrived.
  47. Phase One of Amazon’s Plan to Destroy Netflix Is Now CompleteAmazon is starting to offer unlimited video streaming.
  48. Maria Bartiromo Feels Pretty, Oh So PrettyBefore Maria Bartiromo was on MSNBC and flying on private jets, she lived a life out of West Side Story. Speaking of Bartiromo, Citigroup head Charles Prince may have leaked the jet-ride scandal to the media. Former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos uploaded some unintentionally funny government-propaganda films to YouTube. Financier Henry Kravis complained that he wasn’t invited to Stephen Schwarzman’s blowout birthday party. Brad and Angelina needed beads and masks to escape from a New Orleans restaurant.